Download and Install OxygenOS 5.1.6 for OnePlus 6 (Full Rom + OTA)

Download and Install OxygenOS 5.1.6 for OnePlus 6 (Full Rom + OTA): After releasing OxygenOs 5.1.5,  OnePlus is coming out with the OxygenOS 5.1.6 for OnePlus 6. Although not a major update, the OxygenOS 5.1.6 is coming out with a lot of new rich features for the users. The update is rolling out in a few regions and will be available across the globe in a few days.

The update started to roll out as an Over the Air or OTA update and many users have already received it. If you are a OnePlus 6 user and didn’t receive the update, you will probably receive it in the coming days. You also have an option to download and flash the update manually. The steps to follow to do a manual flash of the update on to your OnePlus 6 will be explained in this article.

The new rolling out update, the OxygenOS 5.1.6 for OnePlus 6 is also coming out with a lot of improvements and features. The main features of the update include some major bug fixes which were available in the previous build,  improvements in camera, and improvements in other apps. Other than all these the latest Android security patch is also included in the update. If you want then follow the guide to Update Oneplus 6 to OxygenOS 5.1.6 manually.

What’s New In OnePlus 6 OxygenOS 5.1.6

  • Network
    • Enable Idea VoLTE services in India
    • Fixed stability issues for Dual Sim Cards
  • Camera
    • Added Portrait Mode for the front camera
    • Added preview for Light Bokeh effect in Portrait Mode of the rear camera
  • Phone
    • Optimized call clarity
  • System
    • Supported battery percentage in the status bar
    • Improved ringtone volume and sound quality
    • Now able to schedule Do Not Disturb(DND) mode
    • Added Dual-4G network option in SIM & network settings
    • Optimized power consumption and Improved system stability
  • Earphone mode
    • Added smart answer for Bluetooth – automatically answer incoming calls when connecting to Bluetooth devices

About OnePlus 6

The Oneplus 6 has been marketed as the fastest device in the market and the specs are also very convincing. The device is powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 845 SoC coupled with 6 or 8GB RAM. It also has 256GB storage option. This is the first OnePlus device to have a notch on top of the display. The CPU is clocked at 2.4GHz which is octa-core processor (Snapdragon 845 SoC).

The OnePlus 6 comes equipped with a 6.28-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display. OnePlus sports dual rear cameras, a combination of 20MP and 16MP sensors. Both the back camera has an aperture of 1.7. Thanks to this wide aperture, low light photos will come great. The OnePlus 6 runs Android 8.1 (Oxygen OS) Oreo out of the box and houses a 3300mAh non-removable battery.

Must Read: How to transfer apps and data from your old phone to OnePlus 6


  • Make sure that the USB drivers for your Android device are installed on the PC.
  • Follow the below Guide Exactly or else it may lead to brick your device. is not responsible for any damage.
  • Maintain 50-60% battery to prevent sudden shut down between the process.
  • This Update is only for OnePlus 6 users.
  • Make sure that you have latest ADB and fastboot drivers installed on Windows and Mac/Linux.
  • Take a complete backup of your phone and then proceed.

Disclaimer is not responsible for any hardware/software issues that occur on your device(s) by following this guide. We are certain that the following guide is carefully written, avoiding any mistakes on our side. If you are unsure of the causalities that may occur if the procedure goes wrong, then please don’t proceed.

Download OxygenOS 5.1.6 for OnePlus 6 (Full ROM + OTA)

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Steps to install OxygenOS 5.1.6 On OnePlus 6

Download and Install OxygenOS 5.1.6 for OnePlus 6 (Full Rom + OTA)

You can use two different methods to install the downloaded OxygenOS 5.1.6 update on your OnePlus 6 manually. Both the methods are listed below, please read through to find out.

ADB and fastboot method

This will require you to connect your device to a computer and do it. USB debugging should be enabled on your OnePlus 6. Now follow the linked guide to Install the update with adb sideload.

How To Install OTA Firmware Updates Using ADB sideload (apply update from ADB)

Direct method

This method allows you to install the downloaded update directly from your OnePlus 6. The steps to do this are:

  • Save the downloaded update file into the internal memory of your OnePlus 6
  • Open settings
  • Tap on system updates
  • Tap on the settings icon
  • Select local upgrade
  • Select the saved OTA update file
  • When prompted select upgrade now option

Hope you are clear with the installation guide. If you have any queries please leave a comment below.

Source: OnePlus Forum

Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma, who graduated in Computer Science from NIT Rourkela, is an experienced blogger and an enthusiast of Android technology. She has spent eight years writing about Android OS, earning a reputation as a reliable source in the technology field. Away from the digital sphere, Dibyashree enjoys playing tennis, a sport she is as passionate about as she is about technology.

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